Bio


Nofar Hemed received her Ph.D. from Tel-Aviv University (Israel) in 2017 for her work on the performance and reliability of Si nanowire-forest structure for biosensor applications. She joined Stanford on September 2017 as a recipient of the prestigious "The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Award", and she is currently working on multi-array for electrochemical brain mapping.

Honors & Awards


  • Postdoctoral Award Program for Advancing Women in Science, Ben-Gurion University (08/2018)
  • VATAT Postdoctoral Award for Excellent candidates, The Council for Higher Education of Israel (07/2017)
  • Prize for Initiative and Academic Excellence, Tel-Aviv University (05/2017)
  • Marian Gertner Institute for MedicalNanosystems, Marian Gertner (04/2017)
  • The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Award for Women in Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Schmidt foundation (11/2016)
  • International Travel Grant, Israeli Ministry of Science (05/2016)

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University (2017)

All Publications


  • Local electrochemical control of hydrogel microactuators in microfluidics JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING Engel, L., Liu, C., Hemed, N., Khan, Y., Arias, A., Shacham-Diamand, Y., Krylov, S., Lin, L. 2018; 28 (10)